Marijuana Legalization Debate Keeps Burning in Delaware

The debate over legalized marijuana in Delaware is not going away despite state lawmakers shelving an effort to allow recreational cannabis sales to adults.

The issue was thrust to the forefront of public policy debates in Delaware this year as advocates showed up in force at town hall meetings, organized lobbying events in Dover eventually got the ear of Gov. John Carney in a special meeting to discuss the legalization. Ultimately, advocates had to settle for legislation creating a task force to study the issue ahead of the General Assembly’s 2018 session.

While the legislation proposed earlier this year that would actually regulate and tax a recreational marijuana industry in Delaware was set aside, the proposed law will be on legislators’ agenda when the General Assembly reconvenes in January.

– Read the entire article at Delaware Online.